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Get rid of ssh brute force attacks

Posted: April 10th, 2008 | Author: | Filed under: howto | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

I was looking for a solution to ban those ip that abuses my sshd processes using dictionary attack (some of them using romanian user accounts, just take a look at this link, from a slashdot article, and search for romania).

Having a look on google i have found this two methods:

For me the easyest was by using denyhosts because it has rpms build already made for opensuse (link from opensuse’s wiki).